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List of Counties in Kenya and their Governors 2021

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The current constitution which was promulgated in 2010 brought about the devolution and decentralization of governance and powers to 47 counties established by the constitution. Districts were replaced by counties headed by a governor. The county government constitutes the county executive and the county assembly. This article presents a list of the 47 counties in Kenya and their current governors and deputies.

The governor is the chief executive of the county while the deputy governor is the deputy chief executive of the county.

According to the 2010 Kenyan constitution, governors can vie for the gubernatorial seats for only two consecutive terms. That is two 5 year terms.

See also: Names of Senators in Kenya and their Counties

Maps of Kenyan counties

Source: maps-kenya-ke.com

Counties in Kenya and their Governors 2021

Here is the updated list of counties in Kenya, the council of governors’ names, and their deputies in all the 47 county governments.

H.E Martin Wambora, the governor of Embu county, is the current chair of the Council of governors in Kenya.

COUNTY CODE COUNTY NAME GOVERNOR DEPUTY GOVERNOR
001 Mombasa Hassan Ali Joho H.E DR. William Kingi Kazungu
002 Kwale Salim Mvurya Mgala H.E Fatuma Mohamed Achani
003 Kilifi Amason Jeffah Kingi H.E Gideon Edmund Saburi
004 Tana River Dhadho Gaddae Godhana H.E Kea Batuyu Salim
005 Lamu Fahim Yasin Twaha H.E Abdulhakim Aboud Bwana
006 Taita-Taveta Granton Graham Samboja H.E Majala Mlagui Delina
007 Garissa Ali Bunow Korane Abdi Dagane Muhumed
008 Wajir Ahmed Muktar Ali Hashim Musa
009 Mandera Ibrahim Roba Ali Arai Mohamed Ahmed
010 Marsabit Mohsmuf Mohamed Ali Solomon Gubo Riwe
011 Isiolo Mohamed Kuti Mohamed Gulleid Abdille
012 Meru Kiraitu Murungi Raphael Muriungi
013 Tharaka Nithi Onesmus Muthomi Eliud Mate Muriithi
014 Embu Martin Nyaga Wambora Dorothy Nditi Muchungu
015 Kitui Charity Kaluki Ngilu Malonza Peninah
016 Machakos Alfred Mutua Benard Muia Tom Kiala
017 Makueni Kivutha Kibwana Adelina Ndeto Mwau
018 Nyandarua Francis Thuita Kimemia Waithaka Mwangi Kirika
019 Nyeri Patrick Wahome Gakuru Wamathai Samwel Githaiga
020 Kirinyaga Anne Mumbi Waiguru Julius Muthike Njiri
021 Muranga Mwangi Wa Iria Augustine J. Gakure Monyo
022 Kiambu James Nyoro Gerald Gakuha Githinji
023 Turkana Josphat Nanok Peter Ekai Lokoel
024 West Pokot John Krop Lonyang’apuo Titus Lotee
025 Samburu Moses Lenolkula Kasaine Joseph Lemarkat
026 Trans-Nzoia Patrick Khaemba Stanley Kiptoo Kenei Tarus
027 Uasin Gishu Jackson Kiplagat Mandago Daniel Kiplagat Kiprotich
028 Elgeyo-Marakwet Alex Tanui Tolgos Gabriel Lagat Kosgey
029 Nandi Stephen Kipyego Sang Dominic Kimutai Biwott
030 Baringo Stanley K Kiptis Mathew Kipyator Tuitoek
031 Laikipia Ndiritu Muriithi Josphat Gitonga Kabugi
032 Nakuru Lee Maiyani Kinyanjui Joseph Kibore Rutto
033 Narok Samuel Kuntai Ole Tunai Aruasa Evalyn Chepkirui
034 Kajiado Joseph Jama Ole Lenku Paul Mpute Ntiati
035 Kericho Prof. Paul Chepkwony Kiprono
036 Bomet Hillary Barchok Stephen Kipkoech Mutai
037 Kakamega Wycliffe Oparanya Philip Museve Kutima
038 Vihiga Dr. Wilber Khasilwa Ottichilo Caleb Temba Amaswache
039 Bungoma Dr. Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati Hillary Moywo Chongwony
040 Busia Sospeter Ojaamong Kizito Osore Wangalwa
041 Siaya Cornel  Amoth Rasanga Wilson Ouma Onyango
042 Kisumu Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o Dr. Mathews Owili
043 Homabay Cyprian Awiti Hamiliton Onyango Orata
044 Migori John Obado Nelson Mahanga Mwita
045 Kisii James Ongwae Arthur Maangi Gongera
046 Nyamira Amos Kimwomi Nyaribo James Gesami
047 Nairobi Ann Kananu Mwenda

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